Law school dean Alexander Acosta picked up a key Democratic vote in his bid to serve as the next Secretary of Labor.
Labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta plans to forfeit up to $375,000 in bonuses if confirmed by the Senate, according to an ethics disclosure posted online on Thursday.
Fast food executive and former Labor Secretary nominee Andy Puzder said that opposition groups threatened his family during the confirmation process.
Several major unions have endorsed Alexander Acosta, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Labor.
President Donald Trump nominated former National Labor Relations Board member Alexander Acosta to lead the Labor Department the day after fast food executive Andy Puzder withdrew his nomination.
Both Republican and Democratic senators have now seen a 27-year-old episode of the “Oprah Winfrey Show” that features the former wife of Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s labor secretary nominee, raising abuse allegations against him.
Leading Senate Democrats announced during a Thursday press conference that they will use any means necessary to block the confirmation of Labor Secretary nominee Andy Puzder.
Donald Trump is facing criticism from some of his supporters over his selection of Andy Puzder for labor secretary given the fast-food executive’s past support for immigration reform.
Donald Trump is expected to tap fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the Labor Department, according to a source familiar with the decision.